Introduction

standard motors 1936Did you work at the Standard or Triumph – at Canley, Radford, Banner Lane, Northey Road, Allesley, Tile Hill, Western Avenue (London), Bordesley Green (Birmingham), Speke (Liverpool), Berkeley Square (London) or any of the associated sites/companies associated with Standard Triumph? If so, we’d love to hear from you to build a database of names associated with the Standard and Triumph company. Read More HERE.

List of Names (Surnames First)

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There are currently 2901 names in this directory

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To add a name, click on the ‘Submit a Name’ link above.
Please add the surname first.
Use the format: SmithJohn in the name field, then add a description; here you can include a role, location, service dates etc plus any other information you think may be of interest, finishing with your name (you may be submitting on behalf of a family member). Don’t worry how much – or little – you write in the description box – everything helps!
PLEASE NOTE: By using the ‘submit name’ element on the site we DO NOT get any record of you or your email and sometimes we’d love to get in touch with you, but we can’t! Please either drop your email details on the entry (don’t worry we won’t publish that) or a separate email to say ‘hello’.
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We’d love you to get involved with this project. You can email us your info to iwas@standardtriumphworks.co.uk or post a name directly on the ‘submit name’ link.
Leo Taylor – Tinsmith
Leo Taylor, of Tinsmiths’ Dept., retired last month after 27 years’ service • He had a record of social work
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The Barb Line
A fabulous photo – can you help recognise anyone?
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Shipping Department
Three ladies from the Shipping Department.
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Percy Dolby – CKD
Percy Dolby, a fitter in engine strip section, C.K.D., Canley, left for New Zealand with his wife, last month, after
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John Edwards – Metrology Standards
Hello John Edwards here, I worked in the Standards Room at Fletch South.
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February 2019 Update:
The archive has now over 2,800 name entries and with 518 articles on the site. During May, 2018 we reached 100,000 website hits. Take a look at the Latest News posts to see the articles.

Thank you for all the submissions in the database. In addition some people have articles, info, memories and photos. We’ll show everything, that comes in, at some point soon, please bear with us. We still need more… Email your stories today!
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Memories

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LATEST POSTS

  • Leo Taylor – Tinsmith - Leo Taylor, of Tinsmiths’ Dept., retired last month after 27 years’ service • He had a record of social work and sporting activities throughout his career with Standard Triumph.
  • The Barb Line - A fabulous photo – can you help recognise anyone?
  • Shipping Department - Three ladies from the Shipping Department.
  • Percy Dolby – CKD - Percy Dolby, a fitter in engine strip section, C.K.D., Canley, left for New Zealand with his wife, last month, after 21 years with Standard Triumph.
  • John Edwards – Metrology Standards - Hello John Edwards here, I worked in the Standards Room at Fletch South.
  • Triumph Spitfire Line - From the Peter Richardson archive, a fabulous photo showing the Spitfire line.
  • Apprentice Staff - Here we are compiling a list of Standard Triumph Apprentice Staff. We’ll add photos, for individuals and add any updates in the future.
  • Vincent White – Catering Department - It was to have been a quiet Sunday afternoon in the park. But within minutes of parking his Standard car at Stanford Hall, Lord Braye’s home near Rugby, Mr. Vincent White was in the river tackling a youth who was armed with an air pistol and a sheath knife.
  • Arthur Brooks – Salvage - Arthur Brooks joined Standard Triumph in 1932. At first he was employed on material handling — the hard way —when built-up axle casings had to be unloaded by hand from railway wagons. Later he supervised internal transport and the powered conveyor loaders.
  • David Mileham – Apprentice - I started work as an apprentice draughtsman at the Standard Motor Co in January 1959. I still have my indentures!

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